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Tiananmen Square + Forbidden City Layover Tour

  •  Tour code: L-L-TF

  •  Available: Daily

  •  Duration: 7 hours

  •  Starts/ends: Any reasonable time

  •  Attractions:Tiananmen Square,Forbidden city , Jingshan park

Itinerary Details
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Meet point

Your private guide  would have sign with your name wait for you at arrival gate. Or  could meet you at Starbucks which just nearby the arrival gate . So where we meet each other , it depend on your request . Your would enjoy private Beijing layover Forbidden City Tour with us.

This layover cover 2 most well-known sights in Beijing ( Tiananmen square , Forbidden city and jingshan park) .And it need you have at least 8 hours layover . It will take at least hour from airport to Tiananmen square , and Forbidden city entering timing must at before 3:30pm. So if your flight landing time after 1:00pm , you will not have time to do this layover .

After plane landing , International flight will take at least one hour through customs , sometimes, take around one and half hour. Domestic flight will take at least half an hour through customs, sometimes, take around one hour.

You could use 72 hours free visa , but only one service desk for visa stamp. So if too many customers that day and your next flight rushed, Probably not allow you out the airport. But mostly could get the 72 hours free visa.

After guide meet you , it will take at least 1 hour reach to Tiananmen square . The world’s largest public square.Explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take some amazing pictures. You also could see The Great Hall of People on the west, which is the national congress hall, also well know as China “white house”.

Next , we walk to Forbidden city from Tiananmen Gate.  Forbidden City is the biggest and best preserved imperial palace in the whole world. We will spend a couple of hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace.

After Forbidden city, we will climb up to Jingshan hill ( coal hill ) , just face to the exit of Forbidden city , we could spend more or less half an hour in side Jingshan Park, it will take around 10 minutes to top of the coal hill . You could get fabulous view of Forbidden City and city of Beijing.

We will spend around 3 hours for the 3 sights visiting .

After Jingshan park visiting, we could have something to eat in a local restaurant. Then will take more than 1 hour drive back to airport .


We also could drop you at hotel in Beijing ( Down town Urban). Or we could pick you up from hotel in Beijing, then drop you off at Beijing international airport . Meanwhile, railway station layover is possible .


Price( Per Person and in USD )

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Over 10 person, Please feel free email to: Leoprivatetour@vip.163.com

Children's Discount:

Height below 1.2 meters are free of charge

Height between 1.2 -1.4 meters . Please let us know how many children total.

Children are above 1.4 meters will be the same price as adult.

Included / Excluded


  • Airport pick up and drop off

  • English-speaking tour guide service fee

  • Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver

  • Gas, toll , parking  fees

  • All entrance tickets to the sights listed above


  • Food and drink

  • Gratuity to the guide and driver (For good service )

  • Personal Costs


Please Note:

  • The quoted price is for a-7hour tour per day. If you use more than 6 hours or less than 9 hours per day it will still be considered a full day.

  • Additional hours are billed at 100CNY for the guide and  100CNY for the driver.

  • Please note that the itinerary is flexible and we can adjust it according to your personal interests, the weather or any unexpected conditions.

  • Our tours are complete non-forced shopping tour and we won't take you to any “factories” or “museum”  without request to waste your valuable time , unless you need or want .